Nick Seaver


Nick Seaver is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Tufts University and also teaches in the Science, Technology, and Society program. His research focuses on how people who make technology deal with cultural materials. He is also the co-chair of the American Anthropological Association’s Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing. His book project, Computing Taste, draws on several years of ethnographic research and interviews with U.S.-based developers of algorithmic music recommender systems – services that model their users’ taste.